In commemorating World Heritage Day which is set every April 18th, Udayana University and The Ministry of Education and Culture held World Heritage Day 2019 celebration event at the Faculty of Law Auditorium Building, Wednesday (4/24). In the event, a general discussion was held with the speaker of the Agriculture Dean Prof. Dr. Ir. I Nyoman Rai, M.S and Director of Cultural Heritage and Diplomacy Dr. H. Nadjamuddin Ramly, M.Si on how to maintain the world heritage in the form of subak to save the rural landscape in Bali.

As a speaker in this discussion Dr. H Nadjamuddin Ramly, M.Sc explained the importance of maintaining world heritage. "This world heritage day is important, to introduce to the whole world and our young generation to preserve, protect our world heritage, especially Indonesia," he explained. One of the world heritage in Indonesia is Subak in Bali. In this discussion Prof. Dr. Ir. I Nyoman Rai, M.S., said that the over-conversion of subak could threaten the existence of subak, which had been established as world heritage. "With the adoption of subak as a world heritage there is an economic impact comes in, but the conservation of natural resources and environmental conservation have to be concerned to keep tri hitakarana," he explained. In addition, the distribution of infrastructure and facilities in other subak areas is not only in one place, so guests who come will not only focus in one place. "How to equalize the infrastructure in 20 subak locations, not only in Jatiluwih, but also other subak. Therefore each subak will get its own benefit," he added.

According to Prof. Rai, university has the role of academic to be able to know, to understand, and master technology that related to cultural heritage so that it can be conserved and preserved. (Feb)